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Welcome to the University of Colorado School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus. A Top Ten Medical School, our departments, centers and institutes work with the University of Colorado Hospital, The Children's Hospital and Barbara Davis Center.

Graduate Medical Education


UCH ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review

Residents and fellows, faculty members, program directors, leaders in patient safety and quality, and other clinical staff will be interviewed by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) about resident and faculty engagement in the six focus areas below, for the Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER).  Site visitors from ACGME will be visiting the major teaching hospital (UCH) every 18-24 months for these CLER site visits as part the Next Accreditation System. 

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​Patient Safety
Reporting a Patient Safety Event at UCH
Patient Safety Module
Duty Hours​
Sleep Deprivation & Fatigue Module
Duty Hours Module
Quality Improvement
Quality Improvement Module
Serving Colorado's Underserved Populations


Resident Supervision Policies by Program at UCH
Transitions of Care


Office of Professionalism/Reporting
   Unprofessional Behavior

CLER Pathways to Excellence
CLER Pathways to Excellence Executive Summary
GME Policies

Anticipated Questions from the CLER Site Visitors

Journal articles about CLER
​New England Journal of Medicine ​“Improving Clinical Learning Environments for Tomorrow’s Physicians
​JAMA The Clinical Learning Environment: The Foundation of Graduate Medical Education
Journal of Graduate Medical Education ​“Development, Testing, and Implementation of the ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Program
Journal of Graduate Medical Education
Advances in the ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Program